Kabul firefight triggered by 'hostile actor': Pentagon

CNN said a sniper outside the airport fired at Afghan guards - some 600 former government soldiers are helping U.S. forces at the airport - near its north gate.

Twenty people have been killed in the chaos at the airport, most in shootings and stampedes in the heat and dust, penned in by concrete blast walls, as U.S. and international forces try to evacuate their citizens and vulnerable Afghans.

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